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I'm Sara Lihz

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10 Techniques for Dark Cardstock

I'm SOOOO excited about these cards. I love a dramatic look, so here are ten techniques and tips for working with dark cardstock.


  1. Hot Foil

  2. Metallic Pen

  3. Bright Matting Layers

  4. Metallic Watercolor

  5. Dry Embossing

  6. Dark Card Bases

  7. Dark Foam Tape

  8. Get Darker

  9. White Pigment Ink

  10. Bright Sentiment

Size: A2



Size: A2



Size: A2



Size: A2



Size: A2



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I've been making cards for over ten years and there are a few things that get used on a daily basis. They make cardmaking more joyful for me. I hope this list is helpful for you. Some items are listed with an affiliate link which offers me a small commission at no cost to you (items noted with an asterisk), while others are linked here just because I think these products are the best!

Thanks for checking out today's projects! I hope you enjoy!

-Sara Lihz

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Samantha Pfrimmer
Samantha Pfrimmer
09 août 2023

They are all so beautiful! I love the stenciling with the pigment ink!


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